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Back of arm burning sensation, what could this be ?

I am a 29yo female and I noticed yesterday a sun burned feeling on the back of my upper arm near my armpit but not in my armpit. I have fair skin and therefore I do not sunbathe so I know that isn t what caused it. At first I thought that my shirt had caused some chaffing on my skin. But I changed my shirt and it still got progressively worse. By night time it was getting really uncomfortable and I couldn t bear to have even my clothes graze the area. I decided to put some A&D ointment on it before I went to bed thinking that it would soothe the area. The skin was extremely sensitive to the touch and felt like a severe sunburn. The area is not red whatsoever and I don t notice anything on the outside of the skin. This morning the burning pain is still there. What could this be ?
Asked On : Wed, 9 Mar 2011
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Hi gretings from health care magic
it may be a herpes simplex . In herpes the area at the begining will bun and is very sensitive. after a day you will find the erruption. if it is then consult to your physician
Answered: Wed, 9 Mar 2011
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Sounds like allergic reaction (urticaria ) or an insect bite, but absense of redness is contradictory. You should visit a general physician for an examination.
Answered: Wed, 9 Mar 2011
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